http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/article_46003284-b2ca-11de-91f0-001cc4c03286.html IN 5 YEARS HP’s CORVALIS PLANT PUMPS 254 TONS OF AIR POLLUTION The state Department of Environmental Quality is inviting the public to comment on an application to renew the air emissions permit for Hewlett-Packard’s Corvallis facility. The plant produces air pollutants from the manufacture of silicon wafers and other aspects of the production process for inkjet printer components.
Comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. Nov. 10. They should be addressed to Patty Hamman and can be e-mailed to email@example.com, faxed to 503-378-4196 or mailed to 750 Front St. N.E., Suite 120, Salem, OR 97301-1039.
HP is asking for a five-year renewal of its current permit with no change in conditions. Under the current permit, the Corvallis facility can annually emit up to 24 tons of particulate matter, 14 tons of fine particulates, 39 tons of nitrogen oxides, 39 tons of sulfur dioxide, 99 tons of carbon monoxide and 39 tons of volatile organic compounds.